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The history of Japan together with a description of the kingdom of Siam 1690-92 by  Engelbert Kaempfer - Hardcover - 1906 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 22615)

The history of Japan together with a description of the kingdom of Siam 1690-92

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The history of Japan together with a description of the kingdom of Siam 1690-92

by Kaempfer, Engelbert

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Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1906. 3 volumes, 8vo, pp. lxxxix, [3], 336, [3]; ix, [1], 396, [2]; viii, [2], 385, [2]; 162 illus. and maps throughout, including 16 folding maps and facsimiles; very good, sound set in original red cloth gilt. Standard history of Japan first published in 2 folio volumes, 1727, and not reprinted in full until the present edition. "Its chief interest lies in its account of an abortive attempt to revive the English trade with Japan which had ceased since 1623-24" (publisher's note). Includes a life of the author and a long historical introduction.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
The history of Japan together with a description of the kingdom of Siam 1690-92
Author
Kaempfer, Engelbert
Book condition
second hand
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Maclehose and Sons
Place of Publication
Glasgow
Date Published
1906
Keywords
, Siam , Thailand ,
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